CompactFlash® was the memory card format that started the digital photography revolution and remains the choice format for professional grade camera designs. The CompactFlash format has provided a rugged and durable format coupled with industry leading performance which are must-have requirements for professional photographers.
When asked, professional photographers typically respond with the following attributes as attractive features of CF card formats:
The requirements for the professional photography market continue to grow. In response, CFA continues to develop advances to the traditional CF format as well as development of new standards to meet the ever increasing performance and reliability demands of the professional photography market. Increases in sensor size, shot-to-shot frame rates, and multi-exposure shots continue to drive performance requirements for professional photography storage media.